History of pearls

  • Pearl Fishing for the Oldest Natural Pearl
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    Pearl Fishing for the Oldest Natural Pearl

    Earlier this year, French researchers discovered an ancient natural pearl at a coastal archaeological site in the Umm al-Quwain, one of the emirates...

  • Jewellery Ideas for Visitors to London
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    Jewellery Ideas for Visitors to London

    One of the largest and most vibrant capital cities in the world, London is filled with brilliant jewellery ideas and destinations for culture lovers...

  • Classic White Pearls and Black Onyx
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    Classic White Pearls and Black Onyx

    Black onyx is the most popular form of onyx today, with a dark silky lustre that contrasts beautifully with the creamy whiteness of classic pearls....

  • Small is Beautiful - What are Seed Pearls?
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    Small is Beautiful - What are Seed Pearls?

    The use of seed pearls in fine jewellery throughout the latter part of the 19th century was immensely popular. Elaborately decorated brooches, tiara...

  • A Klimt Painting or A Pearl Necklace?
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    A Klimt Painting or A Pearl Necklace?

    July 14th 2012 is the 150th anniversary of Gustav Klimt's birth. The Austrian painter is best known for his sensual paintings and sketches of the fe...

  • A Jubilee for the Queen of Pearls
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    A Jubilee for the Queen of Pearls

    In less than 6 weeks, Great Britain will celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II during the long holiday weekend of 2-5th June. Througho...

  • Roaring Twenties Fashion for SS 2012
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    Roaring Twenties Fashion for SS 2012

    If you enjoyed the recent nostalgia of The Artist, the catwalk fashions for Spring/Summer 2012 look to continue the revival of the Roaring Twenties,...

  • A Traditional Valentine Gift
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    A Traditional Valentine Gift

    Each year on February 14th, Valentine’s Day is celebrated by lovers offering each other letters, cards, flowers and a Valentine Gift as a symbol...

  • A Historic Pearl Gift for a New Owner?
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    A Historic Pearl Gift for a New Owner?

    Tonight in New York, a historic pearl gift will find a new owner during the first live auction of Legendary Jewels from the Collection of Elizabeth...

  • Diamonds (and Pearls) Are Forever!
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    Diamonds (and Pearls) Are Forever!

    One of the classic gemstone combinations for jewellery designers is the contrast between the striking sparkle of diamonds and the soft, silky lustre...

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